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Carlmont clubs begin the search for new executives

Carlmont clubs begin the search for new executives

Nicole Yeo, Staff Writer

March 7, 2019

It’s March, the beginning of the countdown towards summer. School is coming to a close, club leaders are moving on,  and it's the time for students to step forward and take on new responsibilities. Whether it’s handing down leadership or holding elections, Carlmont’s clubs have begun the search...

Opinion: The American electorate is not ready for a diverse candidate

Opinion: The American electorate is not ready for a diverse candidate

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer

January 21, 2019

Speculation clouds the air as Americans begin to wonder which Democratic candidate will face President Trump in the 2020 election. Among those considered by ABC to be most likely to run for president in 2020 are former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro, Rep. Beto O’Rourke, Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand, Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris...

ScotSkim: convictions

ScotSkim: convictions

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer

December 9, 2018

Charlottesville neo-Nazi convicted on all counts “Unite the Right"rioter James Alex Fields Jr., was convicted of first-degree murder in a Virginia court on Dec. 7 for plowing his car into, and killing, counter-protestor and civil rights advocate Heather Heyer on Aug. 12, 2017. Besides one coun...

ScotSkim: announcements

ScotSkim: announcements

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018

Questions arise surrounding leadership as the 'blue wave' crashes The ‘blue wave,’ crashed, as many predicted it would. But for American politics, another dramatic event on its horizon as members of the House of Representatives question who their future majority and minority leaders will be. Former...

ASB president leaves his mark on Carlmont

ASB president leaves his mark on Carlmont

Adriana Kurtovich, Staff Writer

April 20, 2017

As the school year comes to an end, so does Liam Jocson's ASB presidency. Jocson is a senior who is the ASB president as well as the president of the Filipino Club and a member of the drum line. Throughout his senior year, he has been involved in different extracurricular activities to show his...

Deez Nuts runs for president

Deez Nuts runs for president

Aria Frangos, Scot Scoop Editor

August 24, 2015

“No, I wouldn’t run for United States president right now,” said sophomore Vivian Yip. “I’m too young, what’s the point?” Iowan rising sophomore Brady Olson evidently disagrees, seeing as the 15-year-old is currently running a campaign to get into the White House. Olson found out jus...

Getting to know next year’s ASB president

Getting to know next year’s ASB president

Claire Porter, Staff Writer

March 26, 2014

Next year's presidential agenda is already being set. On Feb. 25, Junior Elise Dimick was elected by the Carlmont student body as next school year’s Associated Student Body (ASB) President, and she is already planning out her ideas. “My main goal is to increase school spirit and to enhance the f...

Reggie Chatman elected as next year’s ASB president

Reggie Chatman elected as next year’s ASB president

Arianna Bayangos, Scot Scoop News Editor

February 28, 2013

Junior Reggie Chatman was elected for next year's Associated Student Body president on Feb 26., 2013. His competition for ASB president was Claire Porter, who is the current junior class vice president. Chatman commented, "I think it was very close and that it was a hard fought battle. I'm just...

The first African-American president

Sarah Klieves, Editor-in-Chief

February 27, 2013

Is Barack Obama the president or the “black president”? Becoming and serving as the President of the United States of America is an incredible feat. For over two centuries men have had the honor of serving as the president. But it wasn’t until 2008 when America elected its first African-American...

President Obama’s State of the Union address targets guns

President Obama’s State of the Union address targets guns

Dominic Gialdini, Highlander Editor

February 14, 2013

The nation's most influential politicians came under one roof as they listened to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, which covered such topics as education, the war in Afghanistan, and by far the main focus of the night: the topic of gun control. In his speech, Obama, in front of a joint session of Congress, outlined his hop...

President Obama re-elected

President Obama re-elected

November 8, 2012

Carlmont students had mixed feelings over President Obama’s re-election over Republican challenger, Governor Mitt Romney on Nov. 6. While Carlmont Democrats were celebrating, Carlmont Republicans were grumbling at their loss. According to the Huffington Post, Obama won 50.5 percent of the po...

President Obama visits Mountain View for Town Hall meeting

President Obama visits Mountain View for Town Hall meeting

September 28, 2011

With the 2012 campaign starting to heat up, President Barack Obama began his tour of California in Mountain View to accept donations to bankroll his reelection campaign as he arrived at Moffet Field early Sunday morning. Obama was greeted by supporters and protesters alike as he was quickly whiske...

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